Greetings from Independence National Historical Park

Keeping visitors away from the birthplace of America for all those days was nothing less than a sin. To see Independence Hall, Congress Hall, the Liberty Bell – and to learn how we came into being – are essential experiences that should not be denied to Americans or international visitors. During the previous government shutdown, I worked as a volunteer at Independence NHP; I’ve seen firsthand how much experiencing these sights mean to visitors and how much denying them this hurts.

Sincerely,
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Independence National Historical Park

At Independence National Historical Park, you can trace our nation's first footsteps. Visit the Liberty Bell, tour Independence Hall, and follow in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers.

State(s): Pennsylvania

Established: 1956

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